Social Security Benefits

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 16th June 2015.

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Photo of Paul Flynn Paul Flynn Labour, Newport West

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will take steps to prioritise the protection of social security benefits when evaluating future proposals for departmental expenditure.

Photo of Justin Tomlinson Justin Tomlinson Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Disabled People)

The Government’s commitment to reduce welfare spending was set out in its election manifesto. We have already set out where some of the savings will come from – freezing and capping working age benefits. Further details will be given in due course.

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